Lubomir Visnovsky is confirmed back on these shores and warming up. Game time decision with him and Joe Finley.
Meanwhile, via Staple:
Capuano on Thompson suspension: "He probably used a word he shouldn't have used. That's all I'll say about it." D. Weight will run D today.
The homestand has been 2-1-2. Not awful, but not quite as desired. Can they put a good-feel cap on it today?
Capitals (10-11-1, 12th/E) @ Islanders (10-11-3, 10th/E)
1 p.m. EST | MSG+ | Audio: NHL - WRHU
Nassau [gloriously unsponsored] Veterans Mem. Coliseum
Capital Hunches of Oates: Japers' Rink
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